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NOUN (7)

1. the soft brown fur of the beaver;
[syn: beaver, beaver fur]

2. a native or resident of Oregon;
[syn: Oregonian, Beaver]

3. a full beard;

4. a man's hat with a tall crown; usually covered with silk or with beaver fur;
[syn: dress hat, high hat, opera hat, silk hat, stovepipe, top hat, topper, beaver]

5. a movable piece of armor on a medieval helmet used to protect the lower face;

6. a hat made with the fur of a beaver (or similar material);
[syn: beaver, castor]

7. large semiaquatic rodent with webbed hind feet and a broad flat tail; construct complex dams and underwater lodges;


VERB (1)

1. work hard on something;
[syn: beaver, beaver away]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Beaver \Bea"ver\, n. [OE. bever, AS. beofer, befer; akin to D. bever, OHG. bibar, G. biber, Sw. b[aum]fver, Dan. b[ae]ver, Lith. bebru, Russ. bobr', Gael. beabhar, Corn. befer, L. fiber, and Skr. babhrus large ichneumon; also as an adj., brown, the animal being probably named from its color. [root]253. See Brown.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zool.) An amphibious rodent, of the genus Castor. [1913 Webster] Note: It has palmated hind feet, and a broad, flat tail. It is remarkable for its ingenuity in constructing its lodges or "houses," and dams across streams. It is valued for its fur, and for the material called castor, obtained from two small bags in the groin of the animal. The European species is Castor fiber, and the American is generally considered a variety of this, although sometimes called Castor Canadensis. [1913 Webster] 2. The fur of the beaver. [1913 Webster] 3. A hat, formerly made of the fur of the beaver, but now usually of silk. [1913 Webster] A brown beaver slouched over his eyes. --Prescott. [1913 Webster] 4. Beaver cloth, a heavy felted woolen cloth, used chiefly for making overcoats. [1913 Webster] 5. A man's beard. [PJC] 6. The hair on a woman's pubic area; -- vulgar. [vulgar slang] [PJC] 7. A woman; -- vulgar and offensive. [vulgar slang] [PJC] 8. A person who works enthusiastically and diligently; -- used especially in the phrase eager beaver. [informal] [PJC] Beaver rat (Zool.), an aquatic ratlike quadruped of Tasmania (Hydromys chrysogaster). Beaver skin, the furry skin of the beaver. Bank beaver. See under 1st Bank. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Beaver \Bea"ver\, n. [OE. baviere, bauier, beavoir, bever; fr. F. bavi[`e]re, fr. bave slaver, drivel, foam, OF., prattle, drivel, perh. orig. an imitative word. Bavi[`e]re, according to Cotgrave, is the bib put before a (slavering) child.] That piece of armor which protected the lower part of the face, whether forming a part of the helmet or fixed to the breastplate. It was so constructed (with joints or otherwise) that the wearer could raise or lower it to eat and drink. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

beaver n 1: the soft brown fur of the beaver [syn: beaver, beaver fur] 2: a native or resident of Oregon [syn: Oregonian, Beaver] 3: a full beard 4: a man's hat with a tall crown; usually covered with silk or with beaver fur [syn: dress hat, high hat, opera hat, silk hat, stovepipe, top hat, topper, beaver] 5: a movable piece of armor on a medieval helmet used to protect the lower face 6: a hat made with the fur of a beaver (or similar material) [syn: beaver, castor] 7: large semiaquatic rodent with webbed hind feet and a broad flat tail; construct complex dams and underwater lodges v 1: work hard on something [syn: beaver, beaver away]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

33 Moby Thesaurus words for "beaver": Vandyke, activist, ball of fire, beard, big-time operator, bristles, bustler, busy bee, doer, down, eager beaver, enthusiast, go-getter, goatee, human dynamo, hustler, imperial, live wire, man of action, man of deeds, militant, new broom, operator, peach fuzz, political activist, powerhouse, side whiskers, stubble, take-charge guy, tuft, wheeler-dealer, whiskers, winner
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Beaver -- U.S. County in Oklahoma Population (2000): 5857 Housing Units (2000): 2719 Land area (2000): 1814.357375 sq. miles (4699.163829 sq. km) Water area (2000): 3.223081 sq. miles (8.347740 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1817.580456 sq. miles (4707.511569 sq. km) Located within: Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40 Location: 36.739036 N, 100.496685 W Headwords: Beaver Beaver, OK Beaver County Beaver County, OK
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Beaver -- U.S. County in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 181412 Housing Units (2000): 77765 Land area (2000): 434.213128 sq. miles (1124.606790 sq. km) Water area (2000): 9.690931 sq. miles (25.099394 sq. km) Total area (2000): 443.904059 sq. miles (1149.706184 sq. km) Located within: Pennsylvania (PA), FIPS 42 Location: 40.695415 N, 80.312675 W Headwords: Beaver Beaver, PA Beaver County Beaver County, PA
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Beaver -- U.S. County in Utah Population (2000): 6005 Housing Units (2000): 2660 Land area (2000): 2589.946517 sq. miles (6707.930400 sq. km) Water area (2000): 2.331902 sq. miles (6.039597 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2592.278419 sq. miles (6713.969997 sq. km) Located within: Utah (UT), FIPS 49 Location: 38.342342 N, 113.000631 W Headwords: Beaver Beaver, UT Beaver County Beaver County, UT
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Beaver, AK -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Alaska Population (2000): 84 Housing Units (2000): 54 Land area (2000): 20.500953 sq. miles (53.097221 sq. km) Water area (2000): 1.094700 sq. miles (2.835259 sq. km) Total area (2000): 21.595653 sq. miles (55.932480 sq. km) FIPS code: 05750 Located within: Alaska (AK), FIPS 02 Location: 66.359719 N, 147.397438 W ZIP Codes (1990): 99724 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Beaver, AK Beaver
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Beaver, AR -- U.S. town in Arkansas Population (2000): 95 Housing Units (2000): 43 Land area (2000): 0.350521 sq. miles (0.907846 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.169694 sq. miles (0.439505 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.520215 sq. miles (1.347351 sq. km) FIPS code: 04540 Located within: Arkansas (AR), FIPS 05 Location: 36.475495 N, 93.771170 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Beaver, AR Beaver
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Beaver, OH -- U.S. village in Ohio Population (2000): 464 Housing Units (2000): 226 Land area (2000): 0.390601 sq. miles (1.011653 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.390601 sq. miles (1.011653 sq. km) FIPS code: 04696 Located within: Ohio (OH), FIPS 39 Location: 39.029574 N, 82.823742 W ZIP Codes (1990): 45613 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Beaver, OH Beaver
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Beaver, OK -- U.S. city in Oklahoma Population (2000): 1570 Housing Units (2000): 725 Land area (2000): 1.153875 sq. miles (2.988522 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.153875 sq. miles (2.988522 sq. km) FIPS code: 04750 Located within: Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40 Location: 36.813486 N, 100.524298 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Beaver, OK Beaver
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Beaver, OR -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Oregon Population (2000): 145 Housing Units (2000): 73 Land area (2000): 0.397132 sq. miles (1.028567 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.397132 sq. miles (1.028567 sq. km) FIPS code: 05200 Located within: Oregon (OR), FIPS 41 Location: 45.276947 N, 123.825723 W ZIP Codes (1990): 97108 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Beaver, OR Beaver
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Beaver, PA -- U.S. borough in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 4775 Housing Units (2000): 2297 Land area (2000): 0.932748 sq. miles (2.415805 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.150029 sq. miles (0.388573 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.082777 sq. miles (2.804378 sq. km) FIPS code: 04688 Located within: Pennsylvania (PA), FIPS 42 Location: 40.693865 N, 80.307944 W ZIP Codes (1990): 15009 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Beaver, PA Beaver
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Beaver, IA -- U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 53 Housing Units (2000): 26 Land area (2000): 0.256087 sq. miles (0.663263 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.256087 sq. miles (0.663263 sq. km) FIPS code: 05185 Located within: Iowa (IA), FIPS 19 Location: 42.037808 N, 94.141096 W ZIP Codes (1990): 50031 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Beaver, IA Beaver
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Beaver, UT -- U.S. city in Utah Population (2000): 2454 Housing Units (2000): 1021 Land area (2000): 4.582391 sq. miles (11.868338 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.582391 sq. miles (11.868338 sq. km) FIPS code: 04060 Located within: Utah (UT), FIPS 49 Location: 38.276305 N, 112.638772 W ZIP Codes (1990): 84713 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Beaver, UT Beaver
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Beaver, WV -- U.S. Census Designated Place in West Virginia Population (2000): 1378 Housing Units (2000): 696 Land area (2000): 4.392557 sq. miles (11.376670 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.008634 sq. miles (0.022361 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.401191 sq. miles (11.399031 sq. km) FIPS code: 05260 Located within: West Virginia (WV), FIPS 54 Location: 37.747601 N, 81.141843 W ZIP Codes (1990): 25813 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Beaver, WV Beaver